Prayer: Prayer and Seeking (#912)

Prayer: Prayer and Seeking (#912)
Well, we’ve been having a great series on prayer; covering many aspects of it: prayer with believing; prayer with desire; prayer with knowing what you can chose and what has already been chosen for you — a lot of fun little topics.  Today we’ll talk about prayer in the context of seeking God.  This is something we looked at a couple of years ago, but today we’ll look at it specifically from the context of prayer.  And we’ll start in Deuteronomy chapter 4.  Because some people think that they just pray and pray and pray and nothing happens or ever will happen; yet God is very clear that He is there and if we seek Him we’ll find Him.  So here we are in Deuteronomy chapter 4 and in verse 23…
Taught by Bruce Mahone on 20170129.  All rights reserved.
Verse Listing and Notes
Deut. 4:23-31           If you seek the Lord, you will find him (vs. 29)
I Chron. 16:10-12     Seek the LORD and his strength
Psalm 9:9-10             Thou hast not forsaken them that seek thee
Psalm 34:10             The young lions do lack and suffer hunger, but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing
Psalm 34:22              None of them that trust [Heb. Chasa: seek refuge, flee for protection, put trust in, confide or hope in] in him shall be desolate [guilty, offended]
Psalm 63                    Early [diligently] will I seek thee (vs. 1).
Marrow & fatness (vs. 5): the richest of foods (NIV), a rich feast (NRSV)
A portion for foxes (vs. 10): food for jackals
Prov. 8:12-21            Those that seek me (wisdom) early [diligently] shall find me (vs. 17)
Jer. 29:10-14              Ye shall seek me and find me (vs. 13)
Matt. 7:7-8                 Seek, and ye shall find (vs. 7)
Col. 3:1-3                    Seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth (vs. 1)
Heb. 13:14                 Here we have no continuing city, but we seek one to come
Prayer: Prayer and Seeking (#912)

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